Commercial Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self starting individual to join our client's Cyber and Intelligence supply chain team in an evolving and dynamic organisation within their National Security Solutions (NSS) business area. 

Ref: ZR_6071_JOB  ·  Posted on 01 April 2021

Introduction

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self starting individual to join our client's Cyber and Intelligence supply chain team in an evolving and dynamic organisation within their National Security Solutions (NSS) business area. 

Key responsibilities
  • Negotiate and agree scope, terms and conditions with Customers and Sub-contractors working closely with the relevant Programme Manager, Business Development Manager, Finance Team and Supply Chain Lead
  • Refine and agree confidentiality and collaboration/teaming agreements
  • Review tenders and RFQs to identify key commercial aspects and evaluation criteria
  • Develop the business’ negotiation strategy
  • Review Statements of Work and tender responses
  • Develop the commercial risk review and support approvals process through the bid and programme lifecycle
  • Identify and construct sub-contracts flowing down terms from the prime contract as appropriate
  • Engage with and support the legal review of contract terms and conditions
  • Prepare and negotiate on contracts terms, licence terms and pricing, recognising the risk trade-off and working within approvals
  • Responsible for issuing Requests for Proposal/Quotation and assessing commercial proposals from suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Manage all customer quotations and supplier POs for the company contract with the UK government customer
  • Monitor Contracts and Sub-contracts, Service agreements and licences to ensure that all parties adhere to the conditions
  • Review Prime Contract proposals to ensure adequacy of Prime and Supplier content
  • Liaise with trade controls/export management personnel to develop and maintain the necessary export/import licences for products and services
Skills & experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communicator, able to effectively engage with a wide range of stakeholders and customers at all levels whilst planning, executing and co-ordinating bid work, negotiations and active contract management
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Proficient IT skills – office automation and project tools
  • Sound understanding of contract law and standard terms
  • Working knowledge of contracts, terms and conditions used by UK MOD/UK government
  • Good awareness of UK/US export regulations
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Flexible and adaptable, with an engaging ‘can do’ attitude
  • A proactive team-worker, able to also work independently
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Adept at dealing effectively with competing priorities and deadlines, and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Competent in PowerPoint and face-to-face presentation delivery
  • Degree in Law or Business & Law, Economics or 5+ years’ experience of contracts management in a business/IT/engineering environment
  • Demonstrable experience of proposal work and review on large scale captures
  • Track record of building strong customer relationships
Apply for role
SC Cleared Contract Supply Chain IT (Information Technology) MoD Risk BID

Refer your friend: We want to give you a Netflix or Amazon Prime subscription and £250 Love2Shop vouchers!

Refer your friend
Refer your friend:
Contact us

Let's connect and work together

Start the conversation

Submit CV  ·  Submit Vacancy